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Democrats blast plan to shift $3.8 billion from Pentagon to border wall

The Trump administration plans to tap the Pentagon for another $3.8 billion in military funds to pay for border wall construction this year, a move critics blasted as “theft,” a raid and a money grab.

Kyrsten Sinema to the right of Mitch McConnell in new legislative rankings

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona is more conservative than Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, a loyal ally of President Donald Trump and a national conservative icon.

Stanton shares Somali refugee’s story in supporting ‘NO BAN Act’

Nedifo Halane is one of many Somali refugees in Arizona who are waiting to reunite with their family members due to increased restrictions to legal immigration, including a ban on immigration from countries like Somalia.

Leaders say border wall blasting typical of feds’ neglect of tribes

Tohono O’odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris said the “controlled blasting” for a border wall that will ultimately cut through his reservation is just the latest example of the federal government ignoring its duty to consult with tribes.

Trump: Biggs is ‘tough,’ Arizona ‘loves’ Lesko

President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Thursday, the day after the U.S. Senate voted to acquit him on articles of impeachment. 

What does Trump’s acquittal mean for our nation’s future?

Our democracy is a fragile thing. If we’re not careful, it might just break.

Sinema votes to convict, McSally to acquit Trump in impeachment

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday acquitted Trump on charges that he abused his power by pressuring a foreign government to interfere in a U.S. presidential election and then obstructed a congressional investigation into his actions. 

State of disunion: Arizona lawmakers react to Trump speech at tense time

Arizona Republicans said they left the address feeling empowered, while the state’s Democratic lawmakers used terms like “eerie” and “bizarre” to describe the version of America painted by Trump.

Trump gave us a scary, nihilistic State of the Union speech

Impeached President Donald Trump’s one hour and 18-minute State of the Union rant was a new low in American politics, even in these unprecedented times.

Trump made his pitch for 4 more years. Pelosi ripped up the speech

President Donald Trump delivered his third — and possibly final — State of the Union address Tuesday night on the floor of the U.S. House, where he was impeached in December. 
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